BOOTLEG: Huaan “Superman” Pen – China (2017)

One day, I stopped at a gas station, walked into the food mart to get a drink and pre-pay for the gas.  While at the register, I looked to my left and noticed a shelf of small plastic containers filled with wrapped character pens.  Now because I am who I am, I immediately saw the “Superman” pen.

This is a standard cheaply produced pen with a “Superman-like” rubber character.  Technically, this character has…

1/6th scale Tyler Hoechlin Superman figure (2017)

This is a 1/6th figure of Tyler Hoechlin as Superman from the CW television series Supergirl. The costume, cape and boots were offered as a limited run by Rise Collectible Toys in December of 2016 (produced in 2017). The head sculpt was crafted by the amazing Rocco Tartamella which I purchased in 2017. I ended up using a ZC Toys Emulated Figure that I had purchased for another planned custom to complete it. After painting the head sculpt and doing some slight repaints and costume modifications (including adding the missing…